Dennis shares fitness regimen

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 08:31 p.m.

KAPUSO hunk Dennis Trillo shared some secrets on how he maintains his well-sculpted physique during his visit here for the 78th Araw ng Dabaw. In an interview with the Davao entertainment press last March 15 at Chippens restaurant, the 33-year-old actor revealed that no matter how busy he is, he always makes it a point to find time for fitness.

Home remedies for hair fall (Fifth part)

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 08:31 p.m.

DEAR Selma K. of Nabunturan,

Let us now again continue on our quest. Whew! We're still on the other causes of your falling hair problem. But, we have to exhaust all the details because we need them -- so, we can tackle your problem best. Remember if we know what causes it, we can deal with the situation right.

Adding colors to life

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 08:30 p.m.

DAVAO City's steady rise as an economic hub and a gateway city in Mindanao proves the need of international hotels like Park Inn by Radisson to bring global hospitality standard to the city.

Davao in 2 days

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 12:33 a.m.

At an expansive 2,443 square kilometers and the gateway and jump-off point to other destinations, Davao City has a myriad of things to offer to those wanting to take a worthwhile summer break.

Match 2015 musings: Put your arms in the air & wave

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 09:28 p.m.

TODAY is Palm Sunday and if you’re a practicing Catholic you must have put your hands in the air and waved it—holding a palm leaf. It’s that Lenten tradition commemorating the entry Jesus into Jerusalem, the onset of the Holy Week.

Earlier, Davao had a lot of good reasons to raise their hands up high in the air. It is one of the two big festivals hosted by the Durian city—the Araw ng Davao. It’s the city’s 78th foundation day but the celebration wasn’t confined to a day nor a weekend, but an entire month of activities to highlight the festival.

A quiet spot for pizza

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 09:27 p.m.

MANY a Davao resident had gawked in surprise and wondered, since when has this and that building been built? This is because the city is growing by leaps and bounds and brand-new structures that were once empty lots or old dilapidated buildings rise in the period when you have last visited the place.

This was the case of Café 52, which Imee described as a Korean coffeeshop with pizza.

Summer must-dos

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:30 p.m.

This year will definitely be a summer like no other for our family.

For the first time, my 13-year old daughter will be away from us for a two-month study tour overseas. Although we will surely miss her, I know that this trip will be a significant learning experience for her, just like when I joined a similar program when I was 14.

PERSONALITY PROFILE: No. 4 of just 18%

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:28 p.m.

ALL the hard work and sacrifices has paid off for newly-named lawyer Gil Garcia II after he emerged with the fourth highest rating in the October 2014 Philippine Bar Exams. Garcia, a graduate of the Ateneo de Davao University (Addu) College of Law, posted an 84.55 rating placing him in a tie with two other fourth placers.

In an interview with Sun.Star Davao, Garcia said the news of him emerging as one of the topnotchers has yet to sink in as he did not expect to have a high score, saying the exam was very difficult.

Of wanderlust

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:07 a.m.

I'D be lying if I say I have explored Davao Region enough. That's quite shameful for someone who lives in a place well-regarded as a tourist destination in the country.

Luxurious island life

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:06 a.m.

GRANDIOSE is too weak a word to describe a luxury resort off Island Garden City of Samal.

Summer like no other at Villa Amparo resort

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:05 a.m.

GOING for family bonding, personal retreats or relaxing vacation? Search no more, Villa Amparo Garden Beach Resort is the perfect place to be.

Revitalizing  Lent at Eden 

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:05 a.m.

GET spiritual revival or reunite with loved-ones in observance of the Holy Week  at Eden Nature Park and Resort on April 2 to 5.

The Josefov

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 09:07 p.m.

CATCH sight of a yellow Star of David and you know you're in the Jewish quarter of Prague.

Gensan's Kalilangan Festival Photo Safari

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 09:06 p.m.

GENERAL Santos City has its share of accolades, as the past few years, it has grown to become one of the country's booming cities in the south.

Parenting guides

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 09:06 p.m.

RAISING a human being is a challenging responsibility, but overall a rewarding task. Parents should be looking into their children holistically and help them become better citizens in the society.

The seed of success

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 11:10 p.m.

EVEN when the storms of life hit so hard that we nearly break, the rain is not an enemy. God uses the water that batters us on the outside to build us up on the inside, so we may stand straight and strong.

Two of a kind

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 09:15 p.m.

OPPOSITES attract. This law of attraction is best manifested in these two ladies -- the Togonon sisters. Both are married with children. Marydict, 38, is wife to Emerson Rosales and mother to their four kids, and younger sister, Angel, is 33 and married to Conrad Go with three kids between them.

Home remedies for hair fall (Fourth part)

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 09:15 p.m.

DEAR Selma K. of Nabunturan,

Let us now again continue on our quest. As of the last time, we were talking about the causes of your problem. We left about fungal infections. It is where we will again take off this time.

Angel Sue marks 10th year

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 10:46 p.m.

DAVAO City-based beauty products company, Angel Sue Marketing, is celebrating its 10th anniversary on March 28.

Durian Central: Summerfrolic 2015

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 10:45 p.m.

I WAS invited by my Facebook friends Kaka Baltonado and Mae Gumban to a beach event they are currently promoting, a sequel to the successful Summerfrolic held last year.

Fear of flying: Not that bad

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 06:44 p.m.

I AM both claustrophobic (with fear of closed spaces) and acrophobic (with fear of great height) and I can no longer remember how and why I have those. I just feel cold and unable to breathe when I am inside an elevator, a small-closed toilet or a room without any window and my knees tremble when I look down if I were on a high place.

Latin American

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 06:44 p.m.

SO, WHAT'S Latin American food? We asked among ourselves, and coming up with nothing but images of carnivals girls and beauty queens.

Sleeping with Picasso

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 09:05 p.m.

CHIC and unconventional, The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences is not your typical place for rest at the heart of the city.

Salcedo on a Saturday

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 09:04 p.m.

CONSIDER yourself lucky if you live, or at least staying for the weekend, in Salcedo Village. Where you’re at, Saturdays are moments of “mountain coming to Mohammad”, the time when the lady of the house (or the ever-reliable help) says, “Mamamalengke na.” But of course, the scene is different, the palengke is at the center of a posh neighborhood and it’s called the “Salcedo Community Market.”

Bucolic spot up South

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 12:29 a.m.

IT'S always refreshing to take the off-the-beaten path whenever you want a break from the hustle and bustle of the city life.

That said, Cafe Lagoon should be in the bucketlist of those who hanker a quick escape to the countryside.

Manang’s new dishes

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 12:28 a.m.

There’s a “manang” in every household. The lady we all grew up with, the substitute mother and the ever-reliable chef who can whip up her best dishes to make the household happy.

For one household, their beloved manang has created a sweet, salty, crispy, juicy chicken that nobody can get enough of. It became a staple at their family dining table for the past 20 years.

Eat, drink and be merry in Prague

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 09:06 p.m.

BEER is cheaper than water, so drink the precious beer. Lunch is the most important meal of the day and Czechs eat dumplings a lot. Eat, drink and be merry in Prague!

Walk for true peace

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 09:06 p.m.

WHAT is true peace? Where in this cruel world do we begin to find peace? How do we attain real peace? And why is it so tough to discover peace?

Vivaldi to honor top sellers

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 09:05 p.m.

EURO Towers International Incorporated will be having its 1st Annual Sales Awards for Vivaldi Residences Davao on March 20, 2015 at the grand ballroom of Apo View Hotel.

La Toscana: The only authentic Italian resto in Davao

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 12:08 a.m.

IF YOU are someone who loves everything about Italian food, La Toscana in Davao City can surely satisfy your palate.